Gallery: Check out UTRC’s recently completed $60M Hartford project

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Our Project & Development Services team recently completed a $60 million redevelopment and expansion for United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Headquarters in East Hartford, Connecticut. JLL’s David Brunelle, Michael Connelly and Dee Brooks led the development efforts on the project over the last three years.

The new “innovation hub” at UTRC’s East Hartford Campus includes 185,000 square feet of new and renovated space, including a new 50,000 square foot laboratory addition, 75,000… Read More

Top 10 stories of the summer

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As summer winds to a close, so too does the bevy of out of office email replies and constant vacations. While many of us were off relaxing, soaking in the sun, or hitting the links over the last several months, a number of exciting things happened around Greater Boston.

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An ambition to advance veterans in CRE

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Zach Gramlich, JLL Brokerage Associate

JLL Boston’s newest Suburban broker Zach Gramlich admits his foray into commercial real estate has been a tough one. That’s because Zach, a former Recon Marine, is one of the thousands of veterans transitioning from the military into the professional world.

“The transition has… Read More

A lack of supply paves the way for steadily rising rents in Boston

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While Boston has seen a surge in demand for Class B brick and beam product, there’s still nothing like the prestige of being in a premium office building – even if it comes with a sky-high cost. This year, the average price tag for space across North America’s Skyline buildings is $44.55 per square foot – an all-time high.

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Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated

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More than 100 years ago, Mark Twain famously remarked “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,” upon learning that one American newspaper prematurely printed his obituary while he was still alive. It seems, today, we could draw the same parallel with respect to retail. But, retail is not dead or even dying; it’s changing and reinventing itself.

“A big problem that underlines the retail headlines these days is journalists using Sears,… Read More

A rewarding experience for one local student

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Every summer, we’re excited to welcome a new group of interns to JLL who get to not only help us out, but learn more about the commercial real estate industry across many of our different business lines. This year was no exception. While the experiences vary from person to person, we asked Adam Goldberg, a senior at Connecticut College doubling majoring in Behavioral… Read More

The New England Investor: Retail re-imagined – Different but not dead

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Have you seen our newest publication, The New England Investor? This quarterly piece delivers real estate news and insights from across Greater Boston, with a broader look at hot topics impacting the investment community locally and around the world.

In our latest issue of The New England Investor, we reflect on what’s changing in the retail market and how the future of retail will look different than it does today for investors… Read More

From Cannoli King to Fitness King: Joe and Ben get fit at The Row

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You might remember we recently put Joe Flaherty and Ben Coffin to work when Assembly Row opened Mike’s Pastry earlier this year. So we thought, why not make them really break a sweat this time around at Orangetheory Fitness, part of Assembly Row’s newly opened FitRow.

FitRow is one of the area’s… Read More

New year, same story: Boston remains the leader in life sciences

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From Don Domoretsky
Executive Vice President, Life Science Practice

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: Greater Boston is the #1 life sciences cluster in the United States. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it’s happened before. In fact, since we began producing our annual life sciences report, no other region has held the top spot, and 2017 has proven no different.

An analysis of… Read More

It’s official – Summer is here!

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Today is the first official day of Summer. Did you know the summer solstice occurs when the Sun reaches its northernmost point from the equator and results in the day with the most hours of sunlight during the whole year? Well, that day is today!

Here at JLL though, we kicked off the summer season a few days early with our annual summer outing late last week. JLLers from across New England gathered at… Read More

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